A Review of Labyrinth Lost by Zoraida Cordova Labyrinth Lost was Las Doctoras’ summer book club selection. In Labyrinth Lost, our teen protagonist Alex accidentally sends her family to the underworld on her Death Day, which is a brujx rite of passage. Everyone suspects that Alex is the next big powerful bruja, and she wants… Continue reading Encantada: Praise for a Magical Story
I found myself slowly consuming The Lost Dreamer by Lizz Huerta, tending to the embers creeping, growing, and thickening, just like the plot. If there was a single word to describe this story, it would be wise. Wise in the mirroring of a fictional age of the past with today’s present building chaos. Wise in… Continue reading The Wisdom of The Lost Dreamer: A Book Review
“‘There are two kinds of children,’ Ellseth said. ‘Those who delight in stories and those who are too afraid to listen. He lifted his head and leaned toward Lalani. The chair creaked beneath him. ‘Do you delight in stories?’” I am always on the lookout for fiction by Pin@ys and Latinas, and I was overjoyed… Continue reading Book Review: Lalani of the Distant Sea by Erin Entrada Kelly
The Bronzed Beasts is the final book to Roshani Chokshi’s three-part series, published in September 2021. This trilogy began only in 2019 with the first installment, The Gilded Wolves book itself, and the series, for me, has been the perfect pandemic read. Chokshi reminds us to believe, to lean into hope, and to trust our… Continue reading Recreating Our Stories: A Book Review of the Gilded Wolves Series by Roshani Chokshi
This issue's theme pulled me towards a Young Adult novel. When considering the concept of going home, my inner niña couldn’t help but want to come out and share her thoughts and feelings. After all, our first experiences of home and all that comes with it are in our childhood. For me, the memories that… Continue reading Could home be…Somewhere between bitter and Sweet?
The Summer Solstice arrived and as many head to the playa or pool with their summer reads, I want to share with you some libros with choices much more relatable than the Barnes & Noble top picks. Our theme for this issue is everything that el sol represents - libertad, desnuda - and honestly, I… Continue reading Three Sol Reads con Sexo y Libertad
Now, this ain’t yo average book review, if you want the synopsis, click here to take a look and even purchase from the Las Doctoras Bookshop. Saint Lunita Libreria gets real and in-depth with the stories we read. We explore the nuance in the stories and what it means for us as individuals, the world,… Continue reading Book Review: Once I Was You by Maria Hinojosa